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Re: Image alt in WAI process intro

From: William Loughborough <love26@gorge.net>
Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2006 16:38:43 -0700
Message-ID: <450F2E03.8070407@gorge.net>
To: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>
CC: "EOWG (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>

Shawn Henry wrote:

> What are your thoughts on providing descriptive alt text such as is 
> there now, or null alt text?

Because we are the WAI, I think it's OK to use the descriptive text. I 
also think the null solution would be acceptable, but we should do more 
than that for illustrative purposes.

We might even include a note that although we're showing what we say 
we're showing, it's only marginally informative and could be "".

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